To get out of cleaning a park as community service, Homer fakes his own death. When this results in the family's utilities being cut off, Marge puts pressure on him to reveal that he is alive. However, the spurious news of his "death" brings his long-lost mother - a hippie who is on the run from the law because of her activism against Mr. Burns - back to Springfield. Written by
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When Mona hits her head on the van door, it is not Glenn Close
who says "D'oh". Close couldn't give them the timing that the director needed so for that one word another voice was used. See more
[after finding out the grave he thought was his mother's is Walt Whitman's
Maybe it's that other grave! The one that says "Simpson"!
[sees it's his own
AHH! Why does my death keep coming back to haunt me?
During the closing credits of The Simpsons: Mother Simpson (1995), Homer is seen sitting on the car bonnet looking at the stars in the night sky. See more
References Dragnet 1967
Blowin' in the Wind
Written by Bob Dylan
Performed by Glenn Close See more